Notes toward a translation: Retour à la saison des pluies, Lefèvre

These days, passages from Kim Lefèvre’s Retour à la saison des pluies (Return to the season of rains) keep coming spontaneously into my head. This book was one of two that I wrote my undergraduate thesis on, and after months of study it seems permanently ironed into my brain. So, because my own words have been coming… Read More Notes toward a translation: Retour à la saison des pluies, Lefèvre

Korean / American – Collection of thoughts

This post is long and rambling. You have been warned. For Korean Americans in this program, sometimes I can’t help but feel that we’re living out a giant “what if.” (All in very different ways—we all come from different backgrounds and different connections to Korea and to America.) Moving through daily life in a foreign… Read More Korean / American – Collection of thoughts